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tv   Martin Bashir  MSNBC  September 23, 2011 12:00pm-1:00pm PDT

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>> neither are we. >> but first, we begin with the united nations where we follow breaking newses from the conference of world leaders and despite a promised veto from the obama administration marx mud abbas delivered a request that palestine be a united nations stayed. in a speech, israeli 3rprime minister netanyahu said he is again extending the hand of peace to all of israel's neighbors. meanwhile in the west bank, tensions escalated. a man was killed in a clash between soldiers and settler essay short time ago. nbc's ron allen joins us with more developments. good afternoon. what should we make of
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netanyahu's offer of peace. is this genuine? >> that are remains to be seen. it was an amazing day over the past 20 years. i have been covering the story there and here. this will be remembered for the emotion and the rhetoric and the confrontation between the palestinian and it is israelis there on the world stage. netanyahu called the whole thing the un, a theater of absurd where israel is cast as the villain. that was his response to an overwhelmingly positive response about abbas when he said the palestinians have no other recourse than to come before this world body and ask for it to make the palestinians a state. they have seen negotiations over a couple of decades as wearing little fruit if any and see no way forward. the status quo has to be broken and the access between israel and the united states in particular, they see the palestinians as just unbreakable and not going to be away to solve the problem. >> sorry there sympathy for the
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palestinian delegation in the last year when the president spoke. he suggested that peace negotiations were going to move forward and there might be the prospect of some kind of recognition in the un. it's hard to blame the palestinians for them moving forward in the way they have this year. >> well, when abbas was speak, he was greeted with a standing ovation and there were many time when is there was applause and the standing ovation. if the assembly were to vote for state hood, it would be 2/3 or 3/4 or more. overwhelming support. that means nothing. the root is through the computer council there and it's doubtful whether they would get nine votes to move this bureaucratic process forward. ultimately the united states will veto it. as a practical matter, what's happening at the council is really more negotiation. it is the palestinians standing up and saying look, we had it and need to find another way to
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do this. they are inviting other nations to get in. france suggested they want to play a bigger role and they are utterly frustrate and see no way forward for the united states and israel so aligned. this is a difficult situation. awkward is a polite way of describing it. president obama a year ago said they should have a state in the year. now he is in a position of saying he will veto a move to achieve that. awkward position and domestic politics is a big person for president obama who needs the newish vote to be reelected. they have been at this game for a long, long time. that's another reason they figured the only way to move forward is to try another way. >> the final question, do you think that the skirmishes and the violences that erupted has a relationship to what's going on here at the new york general assembly? >> violence is the constant and it rises and falls and today it
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rose a bit. we are entering a president of such uncertainty and volatility it's hard to know what's going to happen in that part of the world. the palestinians are realistic, but hopeful that they could move forward. they are certainly factioned and groups that is in gaza that is willing to use violence to try to achieve the aim. the volatile and uncertain situation going forward. >> thanks so much for joining us. now to the crisis brewing on capitol hill and the government shutting down next friday. senate democrats blocked a budget bill that would have funded the government through november 18th. so there is no resolution right now and it's another case of the same partisan wrangling holding up urgent business. good afternoon, luke. >> good afternoon, martin.
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once again, both sides here can't seem to come to an agreement to do the basic element of governing. pay for the programs in america and fund the united states government. as of right now, both sides are both in their corners and there is talk here with the house here and the republican side and democratic side to figure out a possible way forward as to what it impasse will lead us to. a government shut down on friday, september 30th. let's talk about how he got here. essentially what you have is a need to fund the government until november 18th. to fund the government go away on september 30th. there is a hold up over how there should be or whether or not there should be an offset to a disaster relief fund. senate democrats had $7 billion in terms of fema and may agree to the number that is 3.65
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billion and the house has an offset of about $1 billion that hurts a democratic program that is a green jobs initiative and they don't want to give that up. that's where we are right now. >> luke russert, gridlock again. this showdown is rightfully getting a lot of attention, but perhaps the day's most talked about battle is the very contentious one between mitt romney and rick perry. to help keep score, we are joined by the chairman of the republican national committee. good afternoon, sir. let's begin with last night's debate. i want to you take a listen to john huntsman. >> i attempted to say when all is said and done, the two guys in the middle, romney and perry are not going to be around because they will bludgeon each other to death. >> how concerned are you that
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the antagonism apparent through last night's debate is enduring through the candidates. >> i'm not worried about it. >> you like the blood spore? >> not at all. i'm not worried about it. my background, i was the chairman of wisconsin. they kim through a very difficult primary to get there. jim doyle, the governor before him came through and tommy thompson. when you horse power is on one side of the aisle and it's on the republican side of the aisle, there will be candidates that abound. there will be a rigorous debate and shots are fired and there is going to be a winner. when a winner is named, we will be behind the winner 110% to make sure that barack obama is a one-term president.
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>> what was interesting about last night's debate. when you read the commentators, there is a sense in which rick perry was doing very well. he's the front runner. every time he appears in a debate, he seems to decline in the public's view. his performance was not that impressive last night. particularly on issues of foreign policy and south asia. he seemed at a severe loss. >> look, i think obviously there is going to be a lot of debates. when hillary clinton and barack obama debated each other, you may recall they were debating each other all the way through the middle of june before the election. for those people to think that these primaries are bad, it worked well for barack obama and the democratic party in '08. i happened to believe in primaries and rigorous debates and primaries and with this president, his numbers are completely upside down.
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his numbers are upside down in california, massachusetts and new jersey let alone in primary states or battle ground states like florida and ohio. look, if a rigorous debate is all they can talk about while their numbers are in the toilet. i like where we are sitting. >> i bet you do. turning to the debt reduction plan. in the "washington post" this weekend, it was titled a debt plan going nowhere. they blame your party for the role in obstructing the negotiations. they are determined to stomp on your tos and people convinced that the stomp suggest to the extent that they can get away with it is the route to reelection. she is right. being obstructive in government may well help you in 2012. that's a long time. how many months is that?
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>> well, she's right in the sense that it's not fun to get your toes stomped on, but wrong in the sense that it's the republicans that are to be blamed. the fact of the matter is the nice thing about where we sit here today is we can see now that the first stimulus plan and bringing jobs to this country, they were miserable failure and now we have silind ra doing investigations to see where that money went and for the president to come back and do a stimulus 2.0 light version of the same package, the beaut be where we sit is that we are smart enough to not make the same mistakes twice. really that's the problem with this president's plan. we don't feel like he is serious about reducing the deficit in half as he promised. i don't think he is serious about getting the debt under control. he is not serious about tackling how we will pay for entitlements
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and how to reform social security and medicare so that future generations can have it. they would rather talk about throwing grand mother and grandfather off the cliff than get serious. >> we're don't have enough time to continue, but i have to remind you it was rick perry who said that social security was a ponzi scheme. thank you very much for joining us. >> okay, go ahead. take care. >> we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ [ dog barks ] [ birds chirping ] ♪ [ mechanical breathing ] [ engine turns over ] ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new volkswagen passat. a new force in the midsize category. ♪
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>> to pakistan. that country is vigorously denying serious accusations. from america's top military official.
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pakistan's spy agency played a direct roll n supporting insurgent attacks including a deadly strike on america's embassy in kabul and a truck bombing at a nato outpost to the south earlier this month. >> the network for one acts as a varietiable arm. with isi support, the county operative's plan to conduct the truck bomb attack as well as assault on our embassy. >> and the claim is the most serious that the u.s. meddled against pakistan that begets more than $2 billion in security assistance a year. they stoped short of saying the isi directed the assault, it represents a blow to relations that soured since they secretly crossed into pakistan to kill osama bin laden. amid continued questions about whether pakastanis sheltered
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him. today pakistan's army chief of staff said allegations were not based on facts. pakistan's foreign minster said they would jeopardize relations at their own cost. prime minister said the u.s. cannot live with us and cannot live without us. who is to be believed when america's most leading military officials lay down such serious charges? jeremy ska hill is a contributor to the magazine. that when they said afghan insurgent group is a varietiable arm of the services, were these not the words that dare not speak their name. we assumed this for years. >> perhaps the most arkable part is such a senior official would level such an allegation. she on his way out the door. she known for having good
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relations with the military and the government in general. i think that we have to be careful to remember that there is this fifth dimensional chess game going on since 9/11. the past two years if you look at the history, huh a spy kill two people in pakistan. some reports say they are agents that he killed. the pakistani's outing of cia station chief in islamabad. the head of the isi being denied entry because of a lawsuit against him for involvement in the attacks in mumbai. this is a dangerous game. >> that's the problem. that's the fifth dimension. to americans we see $2 billion a year, countless training resources for the military and services and what does america get in return? a nation that joins up with a bunch of terrorists and attacks a u.s. embassy in kabul. >> that are is increasingly the u.s. position from capitol hill,
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but what the u.s. does get is the use of the territory to bring tons and tons of weaponry across the territory over the border crossing into afghanistan to fuel the u.s. war there. unless the u.s. shifts position in afghanistan, it will need pakistan. that's why the officials are saying that. >> here's the anxiety that many fear. pakistan's growing nuclear arsenal gets into the hands of terrorists. now, is that a serious possibility? is this something ma that we should be fearful of? >> i don't think so. there is a jeopardy and special forces that have been working with the pakistanis to secure the weapons. i'm not saying there is no threat. it's greatly exaggerated in the press by experts. i think there is a deadly serious game going on between the u.s. and pakistan and the stakes are higher because of the weapons. my concern going forward would
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be as the u.s. draws down in afghan san francisco it does and doesn't need pakistan for the war, you could see pakistan becoming a worn enemy of the united states. if they were involved with the attack on the embassy, that's an act of war. >> you know the pakistan government is repeatedly denied providing safe haven to osama bin laden and yet there is nobody in this country who believes that. many of us know that for a man of that notoriety for 10 years within a mile of pakistan's academy is unthinkable. is it your view he was protected? >> he was protected by the services and i don't want independent information. no way he was living there without security service being very much aware of his presence. >> jeremy ska hill joining us. one of america's bravest young men, next. [ grandma ] why do relationships matter?
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now to much needed good news. a marine is now fighting for something else. a chance to compete in the olympics in 2012. marine lance corporal had his arm crushed in iraq four years ago and proving to be an amazing example of strength and determination. i'm pleased to say he joins us now. you had multiple surgeries on this arm and you are hardly able to move it. >> below the elbow is paralyzed. any movement or feeling, i haven't had since the injury in 2007. >> how did it happen? >> we were injured in night combat operations and the vehicle rolled over and crushed my right arm. i had a prosthetic elbow put in
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place to hold the structure. >> i can see the scar. does it go up your harm? >> yes, sir. it's a little over a footlong. >> how does a young man who suffers an injury like that end up competing in czechoslovakia and coming to the attention of the olympics? >> it's funny you ask. i am wearing team semper fi. it's under the fund that is a nonprofit that helps injured marines and their families. i was helping them raise money and triathlons and stuff and they took us to an olympic training center for a triathlon camp. while i was there, it was my first event with the team and i was excited about it and needed some cycling and swimming help. running i had down good. when we were there, the running coach was the director and saw me run and said you know, have you heard or thought of the
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paraolympics? i said no and she explained it and that's how i got started with the team. >> it's an obvious question, but where do you get the motivation? where do you get the determination having taken such a hit? >> in my line of work, there is good days and bad days. i had a bad day at work and that's how i see it. a lot of the other guys with me, they are the ones that give me motivation and inspiration. there is a lot of guys on the team that are far worse than i. they are getting up every day and going and making the best of their situation. the question is, why can't i? i don't consider myself as injured as some of my brothers or sisters. them getting up and taking on the challenges of the world. just make it that much easier for me. >> you are an inspirational figure here in the studio. thank you so much. >> appreciate it. >> brandon lattier. thanks for joining us and good
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luck to you. >> thank you, sir. >> new trouble for rupert murdoch's media empire. it doesn't stop.
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now to the scandal that rupered murdoch can't seem to shake. mark lewis has come forward and said he is in talks with lawyers here in new york about seeking deposition against the directors of news corps including rupert murdoch and his son, james. he intends to prove the unlawful activities that went on at the now closed newspaper in london may have broken laws here in the u.s. as well. meanwhile, there some long time murdoch rival ted turner who think that when all is said and done, this may be the end of mr. murdoch as he hinted at in a recent interview with bloomberg.
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72 is late to be there for much longer. >> you think so? >> he will have to step down. >> from the scandal? >> i think so. don't you? >> for more on this, i am joined by steph know annie in london with the latest. this is a massive blow to rupert murdoch. we have known the scandal is making its way to the u.s. this is coming to fruition, isn't it? >> it could be. the story has been off the pages of the u.s. it is a big problem for news core and not as you say going away. the issue at stake is over the practices act.
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specifically they could be the most vulnerable over the issue of bribing the police for information. this is something that has not been proven in the ongoing investigation, but that could be where they are most vulnerable. that investigation is ongoing and there troubles here in the uk. james murdoch who testified with his father is being called back because they think he was misleading during that testimony. offering a payment to charity of around $1 million. if it silenced the family and mark lewis, their attorney.
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this is your settlement that is about $4.7 million. this is an enormous figure for this country. the next highest was 700,000 pounds, less than a third of this settlement. it's an indication of what they are willing to do to try to move beyond this. again we are reminded that they may not be able to do this this as quickly as they wanted to. potentially because the u.s. lawyer came out and said we are looking into whether or not we have legal grounds. they are looking into that
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question. >> final question. have we heard anything from the murdoch empire in response to this? >> we don't have an official statement yet, but they said at least here in the uk, they will cooperate with the investigations. they don't want to look like they are impeding investigations. they want to continue to affirm as they have all along that the executives of this company did not know what was going on in news of the world. they repudiate it and closed down the paper and they want to move beyond it. the question remains in the papers that are outstanding is how much those executives knew of this situation. when did they know it. do they have any responsibility and culpability for it. martin? >> stephanie from london, thanks very much. back to the debate in florida last night. i'm joined by my colleague who
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exploded out to the blocks. he will be doing the same tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. i am going to play you clips and i would be keen it get your take. the first is shots on perry, i believe. then he lands a jab of his own against romney on the issue of education. just watch. >> there is one person on the stage that is far obama's race to the top. being in favor of the race to the top is not conservative. >> nice try. let me tell you what i think i would do. education has to be held at the local and state level, not at the federal level. >> did perry say something that wasn't try? >> i'm not sure exactly what he is saying. i don't support any particular program he is describing. >> is that the best that perry can do on romney? >> i thought it was interesting
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that romney has defended race to the top. in some ways he should. race to the top is a conservative kind of program. he is modelled in the kind of way that conservative education reformers tend to like. it's perfectly rational to hold that up as it was the individual mandate and a carbon tax and other policies. >> it was recommended by air democratic president and therefore you have to oppose it. >> exactly. i thought that was an exchange of the two. even when he had everything going for him, he has that the fact that he stood up and said barack obama did something that was not devilish socialism and rick perry could hammer him on it. it was a glancing blow. >> michele bachmann offered her theory on how much of our money we should be allowed to keep. watch this. >> this is my favorite. >> that's your money.
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that's not the government's money. that's the whole point. barack obama seems to think that when we earn money, it belongs to him. we are lucky just to keep a little bit of it. i don't think that at all. i think when people make money, it's their money. obviously we have to give money back to the government so that we can run the government. >> that's a little bit rich given her husband took money from the government for his counseling center. she is saying it's our money and no one should get near it. >> let's remember two things. this woman was an irs lawyer. she spent years overseeing the collection of taxes. second of all, what's amazing is that the question was what is the right tax rate? what is a proper tax rate? she ends up in the beginning of the answer to the question saying a 0% tax rate. she starts pandering and finds herself articulating the logical conclusion that she has and endorsed which is a 0% tax rate.
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obviously we have to give money to the government. she believes it's an untenable position. >> her words got in front of her thoughts. >> in some ways, that was an honest moment in terms of the ideological bedrock. >> i wish we had more time. be sure to set your alarm clock for what time? >> 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> heads up. a falling satellite takes aim at america. [ woman ] my grocery bill isn't wasteful spending. [ woman ] my heart medication isn't some political game. [ man ] our retirement isn't a simple budget line item. [ man ] i worked hard. i paid into my medicare. [ man ] and i earned my social security. [ woman ] now, instead of cutting waste and loopholes, washington wants to cut our benefits? that wasn't the agreement. [ male announcer ] join the members of aarp
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meet certain conditions. >> we will let state schools and teachers come up with innovative ways to give children the schools to compete for the jobs of the future. >> president obama said the goals of no child left behind are admirable, but flawed. schools lowered standards to avoid penalties. bill clinton is coming out with a guide to the economy. the book is titled back to work. it is described as a guide to the current economic clump and what caused it and what will fix it. president clinton said he wants the book to reinforce the proposals on how to turn the economy around. it will be released in november. back to you. >> thank you very much. next we have a real treat. florence henderson with some real life tales that would shock and abuse the brady kids. stay with us. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive.
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here's a look at how the stocks are doing today. a relief rally teak taking a look at the s&p and the dow and the gain of around 2 points with the nasdaq, releasing a lot of strength from the technology stocks. the heavy weights like apple and google. that's a look of how the markets are faring today. here's a look at how it's been a tough week appearing no closer to solving the debt crisis and here in the u.s., political leaders are in a standoff or spending that could force the government to shut down. that's it from cnbc first in business worldwide. >> tell them the not so terrific part. >> i had ran idea how to raise the $200. >> go ahead and tell him what the idea is. >> by putting on a play. snow white and the seven dwarfs. >> in this hat are the names and
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what you pick is what you get. >> you may think you know carol brady, but you have no idea. her memoire has been released and this may shock cindy, boby and sam the butcher. slooif not a stage from broadway to a lovely lady and beyond. i am delighted to say florence henderson joins us now. i imagine you know the rockefeller building more than me. how many years were you here? >> i started coming here when i was doing the jeff par r show. i went from jack to the tonight show and the telephone hour and on and on and on. >> this brady bunch, how many countries is it playing in? >> over 122 around the world. >> i have a figure that said since 1969, it's never been off the airwaves in the united states. >> that's true.
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absolutely true. >> what was the distinct greatness of this series that made it so unrelenting and unmissable? >> i think it represents what everyone wishes they had. probably very few people do. a lot of kids now are grown up and they have their own children and tell me they bought the dvds and sit on friday nights after dinner and watch the show because there so few shows you want your kids to watch these days. >> what's interesting about your book is that there is a vast contrast between your life and the live that you portrayed on the screen. >> yes. >> you go into details, a struggle with alcoholism and extra marital relationships and so on. >> it was my father's alcoholism that i struggled with. >> your father's. why have you decided to tell of this now? >> i love auto biographies and
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biographies. it's my favorite reading material. i know when someone is not honest. if you are not going to share your life, don't do an auto biography. if i reveal certain things and the mistakes and the sorrows and the bad choices, perhaps i can inspire or help someone else who faces those challenges. >> one individual you are less than discreet about is john lindsay. >> i know. >> tell us about that relationship and what you learned from it. >> i learned don't go to bed with a politician. that was the biggest lesson. i work very hard to get him elected. we were friends and i was in l.a. filming the brady bunch and he was out there for an event. and invited me to dinner with a group of people and invited me back to the hotel for a drink. i was very lonely and so i made a bad choice that night. >> there were ramifications for
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the choice. >> yes. it was instant karma. i believe in karma. i didn't know it would happen overnight. yes, i don't know what the official name for the critters are, but that's what i woke up with. it was terrifying. it was a bad choice. i want people to know that florence henderson or carol brady was capable of that. when you find out that you are capable of the things you used to judge people for, it gives you another dimension. >> you say florence henderson made bad choices, but also really good ones. what's the best one you made? >> i think the best one i've made, or at least the accomplishment i'm proudest of are my four children. they're fabulous adults, great parents, and my best friends. so i think that's something i'm proudest of. and being in a business that i
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love dearly and respect so deeply, and being in it for such a long time. >> thank you so much for coming here. it's a really privilege to meet you and for you to be on our broadcast. florence henderson. >> thank you, martin. >> and again, the memoir "life is not a stage" is available in bookstores right now. now, headsup, at some time this weekend, a six-ton research satellite the size of a bus will plummet down to earth. and according to nasa's latest calculations, north america is in the zone where it may come crashing down. derek pitts is chief astronomer at the franklin institute and he joins us now. good afternoon, derek. >> how are you, martin? >> i'm okay, but i'm worried about where i'm going to be tomorrow. so where is this satellite going to fall? >> i wish i could tell you. it's going to take another 12 for 18 hours for nasa to get a good fix on where it's going to reenter. we know it's going to reenter somewhere on its orbital path, but we don't know exactly where yet. and it had been that the u.s., north america, was not in that
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path, but now it looks like there's a possibility that it could land -- some could land year. >> nasa has issued a warning that if anyone does come across any kind of debris, they shouldn't touch it. why would they say that? >> well, for one -- the first reason is because that they would rather have it remain in pristine condition so they can examine it, so they can better understand what happens to these materials when they reenter. it's not as if the expectation is that there's some danger from radiation or any of that, but it's more so that it just remains in pristine condition. also, the other reason why they ask that is so that people don't collect it and then try to re-sell it somewhere, like on ebay. >> obviously, because it's not their property. when was the last time something like this happened, and what was the fallout here on earth? can you remember? >> of course, sure. in 2001, the space station mere wearing 134 tons reentered tether's atmosphere, mainly over
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the south indian ocean and in the outback of australia. and prior to that, another large object, the american space station, early space station sky lab, weighing in at 84 tons, reentered the earth's atmosphere and completely burned up. so it's not as if this is without precedent. this kind of thing happens on a fairly frequent basis, and six tons, while it's not as big as the others, there are some components that we should be concerned about, because they could potentially make it all the way in through the earth's atmosphere. >> so, honestly, should i be worried at all that i'm going to be hit? let's be completely sober with our audience? is there any possibility that any of us could be hit by something as large as this? >> it would be foolish for a scientist to say there's absolutely no chance of this. however, the reality is that the chance that someone will be struck is very, very small. remember, 75% of the earth's surface is covered with water. of the other 25%, just 5% has people living on it. so there's a 95% chance that it
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will fall some place uninhabited, if it reaches the surface at all. >> so if i look up in the sky, should i keep my eyes raised throughout saturday and sunday? what do you think? >> i think if you find out, if you can stay abreast of what time the reentry is planned, it might be a really good sky show. >> derek pitts, chief astronomer at the franklin institute, thank you so much. >> my pleasure, martin, thank you. >> and we will keep you posted on the latest trajectory of this space junk and ask you to join us on facebook at facebook.com/martinbashir. hope you enjoyed the radiohead this afternoon. on "saturday night live" tomorrow night, working in 30 rock is always pretty fun. we'll be right back. ♪
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it's time now to clear the air. and there is little doubt that the final week of summer has left precious little afterglow for many. president obama and his jobs plan came under attack, congress seems back to its dysfunctional best and the economy, well, it's downright grim. but this first day of autumn may also mark the moment that one presidential candidate began to fall. texas governor rick perry entered the ram debate in orlando last night as the undisputed front-runner. and unlike the boxer floyd mayweather, he didn't live up to his billing. take the hpv vaccine for little girls in texas. he shared the touching tale of a young woman who later died from cervical cancer to justify the policy, moving fluidly through the story. but he failed to reveal that he met the woman only after signing the executive order. or the 3:00 a.m. commander in chief question on pakistani nuclear weapons suddenly in taliban hands.
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he was unstable on his feet. at best, he seemed confused act u.s. relations in south asia, and at worst, displayed complete ignorance on the subject. and his well-rehearsed left hook on his chief opponent, the flip-flopping mitt romney, well, at best, it was a blow that didn't really land. >> is it the mitt romney that was on the side of -- against the second amendment, before he was for the second amendment, was it before he was before the social programs from the standpoint of he was far -- >> far, before before? there's no doubt that rick perry likes a fight, and for a few days, he was the leading contender, hinting that he might be a heavyweight version of george bush. but last night, he seemed more like george foreman than muhammad ali, and we all know how that fight ended. thank you very much for watching today and all week. dylan's here to take us forward. and dylan, i guess it's thank
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god it's friday, because at least the markets are up a little bit. does that make any difference? >> again, the financial markets on the stock market side are a little more than a tale of a dog that's a corrupt banking and credit system. it's like watching a dog walk around your house wagging its tail being worried about which way the tail just wagged. until we address the sickness of the dog itself, the tail's going to be flying everywhere and it's honestly not worth getting too emotional about. >> really? even if your 401(k) has fallen through the floor? >> if your 401(k) has fallen through the floor, it's an indication that the wi volatility created by the president, the treasury secretary, the former treasury secretary, the former president is now abusing all of us through their efforts to cover up the flaws in the banking system and protect their own political funding, and hopefully it will catalyze the necessary movement to end this nonsense. >> it's all your's, dylan. >> all right. thank you. the show starts right now.

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